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Levelling up our security with Cyber Essentials Certification 

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Sean Owusu , 4 December, 2023

We’re absolutely delighted to share that Nucleus has recently reached a significant milestone by securing the Cyber Essentials Certification. This achievement is a solid testament to our steadfast commitment to cyber security, underlining our pledge to protect your financial interests. Let’s delve into what this certification means for our services and, crucially, its impact on you, our esteemed clients, in the rapidly changing digital world of financial services. 

What is Cyber Essentials Certification? 

The Cyber Essentials Certification is a rigorous framework set up by the UK government. It’s designed to guide and certify businesses in implementing vital cyber security measures. To earn this certification, companies must meet strict criteria in five key areas: secure internet connection, device and software security, controlled access to data, protection against viruses and other malware, and keeping devices and software up-to-date. 

For a financial firm like Nucleus, meeting these standards is more than just ticking compliance boxes. It’s about actively defending against a range of cyber threats. This certification is a clear sign of our commitment to maintaining a secure digital environment, which is crucial in an industry where trust and data integrity are of utmost importance. In a sector that’s increasingly digital, this certification is not merely an achievement; it’s a fundamental component in building and maintaining client trust in our digital financial services. 

Achieving Cyber Essentials Certification 

Attaining the Cyber Essentials Certification was a challenging yet rewarding journey for us at Nucleus. In the fast-paced realm of commercial finance, securing your data is as vital as providing flexible funding solutions. Thus, we embarked on this journey with resolve and commitment. 

Every step, from updating our technology to training our team, was focused on fortifying our cyber defences. This journey involved thorough assessments and tangible changes in our data handling methods. This was not just about fulfilling requirements; it was about genuinely enhancing our security, both internally and externally. 

We’re chuffed with this achievement, as it’s not just a victory for us – it’s a win for you too. Rest assured, when you partner with us, you’re working with a team that takes your data security with utmost seriousness. 

Boosting customer trust and security 

With the Cyber Essentials Certification under our belt, we’re ensuring that our solutions are wrapped in top-tier security. This certification doesn’t just show our proficiency; it demonstrates our commitment to keeping your data as secure as possible. 

Every phase of our financial service, from applying for a loan to the final transaction, is enveloped in enhanced security measures. In the finance world, where trust is paramount, this certification plays a crucial role. In an era where cyber threats are omnipresent, you can rely on Nucleus to safeguard your financial information diligently. 

Impact of Cyber Essentials Certification on our funding solutions

In all honesty, the Cyber Essentials Certification doesn’t alter our processes, as we’ve always upheld industry-grade security standards. Now, we have official recognition to back it up! Consider it an additional layer of assurance atop our diverse funding options. Whether it’s the adaptability of our revenue-based loans, the robustness of our property-backed funding, or the dependability of our classic business loans, each now comes with the extra guarantee of cyber security excellence. 

For you, this means access to a variety of financial solutions, coupled with the confidence that your transactions with us are protected by leading cyber security practices. This certification is a significant milestone, ensuring that every financial solution we offer is not only suited to your needs but also secures your data meticulously. 

Our ongoing commitment to cybersecurity 

Our cyber security journey doesn’t end here. The Cyber Essentials Certification is just a starting point. We are dedicated to continually updating and enhancing our cyber security measures. This means staying abreast of the latest threats, consistently training our staff, and employing state-of-the-art technology to keep your data safe. We view this as a core part of our promise to you – to not only meet but surpass the safety and reliability standards in financial services. 

Summing up 

By attaining the Cyber Essentials Certification, Nucleus has further solidified its reputation as a secure and dependable financial partner. This certification is more than just a badge; it’s our vow to you – to offer not just bespoke financial solutions but also the peace of mind that comes with top-level data security. We invite you to experience the heightened safety and dependability of our funding solutions, where your security is always our top priority. 


BY Sean Owusu

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